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60 receive heat wave management training

July 22, 2019

KARACHI:A total of 60 participants received heat wave management training organized jointly by Pakistan Red Crescent Sindh (PRCS) and World Food Programme to train the trainers (ToT). The ToT was followed by on-job training in heat wave camps.

Addressing the participants of the training, PRC Sindh Chairman emphasized the need for a collective effort to ensure a better response to the upcoming heat waves. She said that PRC Sindh is dedicatedly working with all the stakeholders in order to build the local capacity for better heat wave management.

Speaking on the occasion, PRC Sindh Secretary Kanwar Waseem said the training on heat wave response was initiated by PRC Sindh after 2015. Heat wave has become a recurring phenomenon in Karachi and other areas of Sindh due to climate change and we must prepare ourselves to tackle it, he emphasized.

A total of three batches received ToT on heat wave rehabilitation with participants from civil defense, provincial disaster management authority, Saylani welfare, Alamgir welfare, University of Karachi, Federal Urdu University of Science, Arts and Technology, Iqra University and PRCS volunteers.

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